Sex offender wanted by U.S. Marshals, believed to be with missing Bonney Lake girl
SEATTLE -- U.S. Marshals are offering a $5,000 reward for help in apprehending 39-year-old Christopher Fitzpatrick, a sex offender who is believed to be with a missing Bonney Lake teenager, according to a U.S. Marshals news release.
U.S. Marshals are working with the Bonney Lake Police Department on the case to find 15-year-old Lileana "Lily" Christopherson who has been missing since May 9.
Fitzpatrick is wanted for a probation violation and for failure to register as a sex offender. He is believed to be with Christopherson.
Police describe Christopherson as an at-risk teen. She is 5'2", 120 lbs and has long brown hair and hazel eyes. She has a small scar next to her left eye.
She has never been away from her family for longer than three days prior to when she went missing, police say.
On May 9, Christopherson left her parent's home and took a bus to Federal Way. Police say she was last reported to have been at an apartment on 327th Lane in Federal Way.
She is known to go the Commons at Federal Way and the nearby transit center frequently.
Fitzpatrick is described as 6'4" and 200 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair. He has a cross with a circle and chain tattoo across his chest that is visible near his neck line.
If you have any information on Fitzpatrick, contact Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or use the “P3 Tips” App on your smart phone.
If you have any information regarding Christopherson, police ask you call 911 and reference case number 1812901486.